Texas school districts under the voting rights act: legal challenges to at-large election districts
Beasley, Jerry Weldon
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The purpose of the study is to analyze vote dilution litigation to ascertain whether or not certain factors and characteristics can be identified which, when they exist in a specific governmental entity using an at-large election system to elect board members, render that governmental entity susceptible to a legal challenge. The goal of the study is to provide information which can be used by board members of governmental entities, but particularly members of Texas school boards, to evaluate he characteristics of their particular political subdivision.